Period
to 10 May 2021

The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Public Cloud in permanent job vacancies advertised in England. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Public Cloud over the 6 months to 10 May 2021 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Public Cloud
UK > England
6 months to
10 May 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 244 241 301
Rank change year-on-year -3 +60 +91
Permanent jobs citing Public Cloud 1,083 1,297 1,479
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in England 1.39% 1.41% 1.09%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 3.81% 4.05% 3.12%
Number of salaries quoted 773 966 1,095
10th Percentile £45,000 £45,000 £42,200
25th Percentile £52,500 £52,500 £50,375
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £67,004 £72,500 £70,000
Median % change year-on-year -7.58% +3.57% +3.70%
75th Percentile £87,500 £90,250 £85,000
90th Percentile £102,500 £110,000 £100,000
UK median annual salary £66,000 £70,000 £70,000
% change year-on-year -5.71% - +4.09%

Public Cloud is in the Generic IT Skills category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in England with a requirement for generic IT skills.

All Generic IT Skills
England
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 28,413 32,029 47,351
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 36.44% 34.73% 34.85%
Number of salaries quoted 19,695 25,361 36,333
10th Percentile £32,500 £31,250 £30,000
25th Percentile £42,500 £41,250 £38,000
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £57,500 £55,000 £55,000
Median % change year-on-year +4.55% - +7.84%
75th Percentile £77,500 £77,500 £72,500
90th Percentile £96,250 £96,250 £90,000
UK median annual salary £57,500 £55,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year +4.55% +4.76% +5.00%

Public Cloud
Job Vacancy Trend in England

Job postings citing Public Cloud as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in England.

Job vacancy trend for Public Cloud in England

Public Cloud
Salary Trend in England

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing Public Cloud in England.

Salary trend for Public Cloud in England

Public Cloud
Salary Histogram in England

Salary distribution for jobs citing Public Cloud in England over the 6 months to 10 May 2021.

Salary histogram for Public Cloud in England

Public Cloud
Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Public Cloud within the England region over the 6 months to 10 May 2021. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
London -41 446 £77,500 -8.82% 98
South East +77 183 £65,000 - 53
North of England +49 150 £57,000 +3.64% 58
South West +40 111 £52,500 -15.73% 9
Midlands -55 93 £62,500 -9.09% 39
North West +59 85 £60,000 -5.88% 25
West Midlands -8 79 £60,000 -1.64% 33
Yorkshire +10 58 £52,500 -4.55% 23
East of England +29 53 £57,500 -4.17% 8
East Midlands -56 14 £81,250 +8.33% 6
North East -2 8 £52,500 +22.09% 10
Public Cloud
UK

For the 6 months to 10 May 2021, IT jobs citing Public Cloud also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the England region with a requirement for Public Cloud.

1 735 (67.87%) Azure
2 642 (59.28%) AWS
3 442 (40.81%) DevOps
4 438 (40.44%) Microsoft
5 411 (37.95%) Agile Software Development
6 295 (27.24%) GCP
7 294 (27.15%) Docker
8 292 (26.96%) Python
9 284 (26.22%) Kubernetes
10 265 (24.47%) VMware
11 254 (23.45%) Linux
12 238 (21.98%) PaaS
13 232 (21.42%) PowerShell
14 227 (20.96%) VMware Infrastructure
15 215 (19.85%) Social Skills
16 212 (19.58%) Windows
17 211 (19.48%) IaaS
18 209 (19.30%) Ansible
19 200 (18.47%) Terraform
20 196 (18.10%) Firewall
21 195 (18.01%) SaaS
22 193 (17.82%) Data Centre
23 191 (17.64%) Infrastructure as Code
24 162 (14.96%) Finance
25 155 (14.31%) Degree
26 153 (14.13%) Active Directory
27 152 (14.04%) Bash Shell
27 152 (14.04%) Security Cleared
28 144 (13.30%) Puppet
29 143 (13.20%) Google

Public Cloud
Co-occurring IT Skills in England by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 82 (7.57%) Confluence
2 56 (5.17%) SharePoint
3 30 (2.77%) Apache
4 23 (2.12%) OpenStack
5 17 (1.57%) Apache Spark
6 16 (1.48%) IIS
7 12 (1.11%) Apache Airflow
7 12 (1.11%) Drupal
7 12 (1.11%) WordPress
8 10 (0.92%) CMS
8 10 (0.92%) Sitecore CMS
9 9 (0.83%) MS Exchange
9 9 (0.83%) nginx
10 7 (0.65%) Elasticsearch
10 7 (0.65%) WebSphere
11 6 (0.55%) Tomcat
12 4 (0.37%) Cloud Foundry
12 4 (0.37%) WebSphere Application Server
13 3 (0.28%) Skype for Business
13 3 (0.28%) WebLogic
Applications
1 8 (0.74%) Microsoft Office
2 6 (0.55%) Microsoft Excel
3 4 (0.37%) Microsoft Project
3 4 (0.37%) MS Visio
4 3 (0.28%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 1 (0.092%) Figma
5 1 (0.092%) Weka
Business Applications
1 12 (1.11%) Magento
2 11 (1.02%) Sentinel
3 6 (0.55%) Dynamics CRM
4 3 (0.28%) Oracle EBS
4 3 (0.28%) Oracle ERP
4 3 (0.28%) PeopleSoft HCM
5 2 (0.18%) Tradar
6 1 (0.092%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 735 (67.87%) Azure
2 642 (59.28%) AWS
3 295 (27.24%) GCP
4 238 (21.98%) PaaS
5 211 (19.48%) IaaS
6 195 (18.01%) SaaS
7 120 (11.08%) Microsoft 365
8 70 (6.46%) Azure Active Directory
9 67 (6.19%) Serverless
10 33 (3.05%) GitHub
11 32 (2.95%) AWS CloudFormation
11 32 (2.95%) OpenShift
12 26 (2.40%) Cloud Computing
13 25 (2.31%) Amazon EKS
14 19 (1.75%) OneDrive
15 14 (1.29%) Azure ExpressRoute
15 14 (1.29%) Dynamics 365
15 14 (1.29%) Power Platform
16 13 (1.20%) Azure Cosmos DB
17 11 (1.02%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 196 (18.10%) Firewall
2 89 (8.22%) VPN
3 66 (6.09%) VLAN
4 60 (5.54%) IPv4
5 56 (5.17%) OSPF
6 53 (4.89%) Internet
7 49 (4.52%) Network Security
8 47 (4.34%) DNS
9 43 (3.97%) WAN
10 35 (3.23%) TCP/IP
11 26 (2.40%) HTTP
11 26 (2.40%) LAN
11 26 (2.40%) SAN
11 26 (2.40%) SSL
12 25 (2.31%) SD-WAN
13 22 (2.03%) Cisco ASA
14 19 (1.75%) NetScaler
14 19 (1.75%) Skype
15 18 (1.66%) Cisco Nexus
16 17 (1.57%) IPsec
Database & Business Intelligence
1 85 (7.85%) SQL Server
2 34 (3.14%) Big Data
3 28 (2.59%) NoSQL
4 26 (2.40%) Azure SQL Database
4 26 (2.40%) MySQL
5 18 (1.66%) PostgreSQL
6 16 (1.48%) Hadoop
7 15 (1.39%) Amazon RDS
8 12 (1.11%) Presto
9 11 (1.02%) Relational Database
10 10 (0.92%) MongoDB
11 9 (0.83%) Data Warehouse
12 6 (0.55%) Geospatial Data
12 6 (0.55%) Redis
12 6 (0.55%) Tableau
13 5 (0.46%) BigQuery
13 5 (0.46%) MariaDB
13 5 (0.46%) Oracle Database
13 5 (0.46%) SQL Server Integration Services
13 5 (0.46%) Tableau Server
Development Applications
1 116 (10.71%) Git (software)
2 112 (10.34%) Jenkins
3 93 (8.59%) JIRA
4 58 (5.36%) Subversion
5 48 (4.43%) GitLab
6 31 (2.86%) TeamCity
7 28 (2.59%) Octopus Deploy
8 24 (2.22%) Atlassian Bamboo
9 16 (1.48%) Selenium
10 14 (1.29%) Bitbucket
10 14 (1.29%) Sonatype Nexus
11 9 (0.83%) Cucumber
12 8 (0.74%) CircleCI
12 8 (0.74%) IBM UrbanCode
12 8 (0.74%) Team Foundation Server
12 8 (0.74%) Visual Studio
13 6 (0.55%) Maven
14 5 (0.46%) Vagrant
15 4 (0.37%) ClearQuest
16 3 (0.28%) Artifactory
General
1 215 (19.85%) Social Skills
2 162 (14.96%) Finance
3 72 (6.65%) Banking
4 60 (5.54%) Presentation Skills
5 55 (5.08%) Public Sector
6 45 (4.16%) Analytical Skills
6 45 (4.16%) Retail
7 36 (3.32%) Marketing
7 36 (3.32%) Public Speaking
8 25 (2.31%) Influencing Skills
9 23 (2.12%) Telecoms
10 15 (1.39%) Law
11 14 (1.29%) Organisational Skills
12 11 (1.02%) Aerospace
12 11 (1.02%) Billing
12 11 (1.02%) Games
12 11 (1.02%) Local Government
13 10 (0.92%) Legal
14 8 (0.74%) Retail Banking
15 7 (0.65%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 289 (26.69%) Architect
2 122 (11.27%) Cloud Architect
3 116 (10.71%) Cloud Engineer
4 109 (10.06%) DevOps Engineer
5 107 (9.88%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 105 (9.70%) Consultant
7 96 (8.86%) Solutions Architect
8 77 (7.11%) Developer
9 64 (5.91%) Azure Architect
10 59 (5.45%) Azure Engineer
11 56 (5.17%) AWS Engineer
12 48 (4.43%) Cloud Consultant
13 47 (4.34%) AWS Architect
14 44 (4.06%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
15 39 (3.60%) AWS DevOps
15 39 (3.60%) Linux Engineer
16 38 (3.51%) Platform Engineer
17 34 (3.14%) Cloud Infrastructure Engineer
17 34 (3.14%) Lead Architect
18 32 (2.95%) Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 126 (11.63%) Web Services
2 75 (6.93%) Node.js
3 58 (5.36%) .NET
4 55 (5.08%) React
5 45 (4.16%) JSON
6 37 (3.42%) RESTful
7 35 (3.23%) XML
8 30 (2.77%) HTML
9 29 (2.68%) CSS
10 27 (2.49%) HTML5
11 25 (2.31%) Kafka
12 21 (1.94%) Apache NiFi
12 21 (1.94%) REST
13 19 (1.75%) Spring
14 17 (1.57%) AngularJS
15 13 (1.20%) .NET Core
16 12 (1.11%) CSS3
16 12 (1.11%) jQuery
16 12 (1.11%) SOAP
16 12 (1.11%) Spring Boot
Miscellaneous
1 193 (17.82%) Data Centre
2 95 (8.77%) Cloud Native
3 78 (7.20%) Hybrid Cloud
4 64 (5.91%) Private Cloud
5 41 (3.79%) Management Information System
6 40 (3.69%) Algorithms
7 39 (3.60%) Data Structures
8 32 (2.95%) Greenfield Project
9 29 (2.68%) Enterprise Cloud
10 25 (2.31%) User Experience
11 19 (1.75%) Security Operations Centre
12 16 (1.48%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
13 14 (1.29%) Self-Motivation
14 12 (1.11%) Clustering
14 12 (1.11%) Linux Command Line
14 12 (1.11%) PKI
14 12 (1.11%) Virtual Team
15 10 (0.92%) Hedge funds
16 9 (0.83%) Fat Client
16 9 (0.83%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 254 (23.45%) Linux
2 212 (19.58%) Windows
3 110 (10.16%) Windows Server
4 72 (6.65%) Unix
5 54 (4.99%) Windows Server 2016
6 40 (3.69%) CentOS
6 40 (3.69%) Ubuntu
7 32 (2.95%) Windows Server 2019
8 29 (2.68%) Windows Server 2012
9 24 (2.22%) Windows 10
10 17 (1.57%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 15 (1.39%) Android
12 13 (1.20%) Apple iOS
13 10 (0.92%) VMS
14 7 (0.65%) Mac OS
15 2 (0.18%) Debian
15 2 (0.18%) SUSE
16 1 (0.092%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 442 (40.81%) DevOps
2 411 (37.95%) Agile Software Development
3 191 (17.64%) Infrastructure as Code
4 138 (12.74%) ITIL
5 136 (12.56%) Configuration Management
6 126 (11.63%) Infrastructure Engineering
6 126 (11.63%) Site Reliability Engineering
7 125 (11.54%) Scrum
8 121 (11.17%) Microservices
8 121 (11.17%) Presales
9 113 (10.43%) Data Science
10 111 (10.25%) Software Engineering
11 110 (10.16%) Service Management
12 109 (10.06%) Cybersecurity
13 104 (9.60%) Computer Science
14 103 (9.51%) Problem-Solving
15 96 (8.86%) Migration
16 86 (7.94%) DevSecOps
17 84 (7.76%) Machine Learning
18 78 (7.20%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 292 (26.96%) Python
2 232 (21.42%) PowerShell
3 152 (14.04%) Bash Shell
4 124 (11.45%) SQL
5 100 (9.23%) Java
6 99 (9.14%) JavaScript
7 83 (7.66%) C#
8 74 (6.83%) Go
9 46 (4.25%) TypeScript
10 35 (3.23%) Perl
11 26 (2.40%) PHP
12 23 (2.12%) Ruby
13 21 (1.94%) C
14 17 (1.57%) C++
15 14 (1.29%) Groovy
16 11 (1.02%) Shell Script
17 7 (0.65%) ES6
17 7 (0.65%) Java 8
18 5 (0.46%) Scala
18 5 (0.46%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 155 (14.31%) Degree
2 152 (14.04%) Security Cleared
3 124 (11.45%) SC Cleared
4 63 (5.82%) Computer Science Degree
5 51 (4.71%) Cisco Certification
6 47 (4.34%) Master's Degree
7 34 (3.14%) GIAC
8 31 (2.86%) RHCE
9 29 (2.68%) CISSP
10 28 (2.59%) BPSS Clearance
10 28 (2.59%) CCNA
10 28 (2.59%) Microsoft Certification
11 24 (2.22%) AWS Certification
12 23 (2.12%) MCSE
13 19 (1.75%) DV Cleared
14 15 (1.39%) CISM
14 15 (1.39%) Oracle Certification
15 14 (1.29%) CCNP
16 12 (1.11%) OCP
17 10 (0.92%) ISSAP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 43 (3.97%) GDPR
2 42 (3.88%) PCI DSS
3 41 (3.79%) NIST
4 36 (3.32%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 19 (1.75%) SLA
6 11 (1.02%) QA
7 9 (0.83%) NCSC
8 8 (0.74%) GRC
9 7 (0.65%) SOC 2
10 6 (0.55%) Cyber Essentials
11 5 (0.46%) Government Security Classifications
12 4 (0.37%) ISO 22301
13 3 (0.28%) Basel III
13 3 (0.28%) COBIT
13 3 (0.28%) Data Quality
14 2 (0.18%) HIPAA
14 2 (0.18%) ISO/IEC 20000
15 1 (0.092%) HMG Security Policy Framework
15 1 (0.092%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
15 1 (0.092%) Solvency II
System Software
1 294 (27.15%) Docker
2 227 (20.96%) VMware Infrastructure
3 153 (14.13%) Active Directory
4 85 (7.85%) Hyper-V
5 68 (6.28%) VMware ESXi
6 24 (2.22%) Virtual Machines
7 21 (1.94%) VMware NSX
8 13 (1.20%) vSphere
9 12 (1.11%) Virtual Desktop
10 9 (0.83%) Xen
11 7 (0.65%) XenApp
12 6 (0.55%) DFS Replication
13 4 (0.37%) vCloud
14 3 (0.28%) Virtual Servers
15 2 (0.18%) Firmware
15 2 (0.18%) Microsoft Virtual Server
15 2 (0.18%) OpenAM
15 2 (0.18%) XenDesktop
16 1 (0.092%) NFS
16 1 (0.092%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 284 (26.22%) Kubernetes
2 209 (19.30%) Ansible
3 200 (18.47%) Terraform
4 144 (13.30%) Puppet
5 97 (8.96%) SCCM
6 77 (7.11%) Opscode Chef
7 71 (6.56%) Microsoft Intune
8 21 (1.94%) CFEngine
9 19 (1.75%) SCVMM
10 14 (1.29%) FortiGate
10 14 (1.29%) Prometheus
10 14 (1.29%) SCOM
11 11 (1.02%) Nagios
12 9 (0.83%) CASB
12 9 (0.83%) Single Sign-On
13 7 (0.65%) Failover Clustering
13 7 (0.65%) Grafana
14 6 (0.55%) EMC NetWorker
14 6 (0.55%) Nessus
15 5 (0.46%) Rancher
Vendors
1 438 (40.44%) Microsoft
2 265 (24.47%) VMware
3 143 (13.20%) Google
4 105 (9.70%) Oracle
5 85 (7.85%) Cisco
6 75 (6.93%) Citrix
7 51 (4.71%) Red Hat
8 36 (3.32%) PagerDuty
9 25 (2.31%) Fortinet
9 25 (2.31%) Veeam
10 23 (2.12%) Splunk
11 22 (2.03%) F5
12 21 (1.94%) SolarWinds
13 18 (1.66%) CheckPoint
13 18 (1.66%) NetApp
13 18 (1.66%) SAP
14 17 (1.57%) IBM
15 16 (1.48%) Ivanti
16 14 (1.29%) Juniper
17 13 (1.20%) CA